Category Archives: Jalalud’din Rumi

‘Last night’ by Jalalud’din Rumi

Last night I begged the Wise One to tell me the secret of the world. Gently, gently he whispered, “Be quiet, the secret cannot be spoken, it is wrapped in silence”. This poem is taken from the collection of Rumi’s quatrains called Whispers of the Beloved, translated by Maryam Mafi and Azima Melita Kolin. This particular poem … Continue reading ‘Last night’ by Jalalud’din Rumi